Can the mayor in Valley Center veto actions taken by the Council?
While very seldom done, the mayor can veto ordinances passed by Council, with the exception of Appropriation and Charter ordinances. Council can override a mayor veto by a vote of 3/4 of the members-elect of the Council. This is not 3/4 of the members present, but rather 3/4 of the entire Council. Unfilled vacancies on the Council do not make this required number less. In the case of Valley Center with eight elected members of the Council, six votes are needed to override a mayor veto. The mayor has no veto authority other than of ordinances, as previously stated.More...

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1. When does Council meet?
2. What is the Population of Valley Center?
3. How can I find out when Special Meetings are scheduled?
4. How can I serve on a committee, commission, or board?
5. Is there a time during the council meetings when citizen concerns can be voiced?
6. Are there time limits imposed on individuals who wish to speak at a Council meeting?
7. When are City Council elections held?
8. Who represents me on the Council?
9. Can someone tell me who my representatives are?
10. How many Wards is the City divided into?
11. How are vacancies on the Council filled?
12. What is the position of "President of the Council"?
13. Who is the President of the Council?
14. What is the difference between Council and Governing Body?
15. When is the Mayor allowed to vote?
16. Can the mayor in Valley Center veto actions taken by the Council?
17. Can I submit a request, or report a problem, online?
18. Does Valley Center have term limits for the Mayor and/or members of the Council?
19. What does the term "members-elect" mean?